By Ibukun Emiola
“So, until there is a cost-reflective tariff, energy supply won’t be a smooth sailing business trip for anyone in the power sector,” Tunwase said.
She also said that payment for electricity consumed by consumers had been a big issue.
“People don’t want to pay for the energy they have used,’’ she claimed.
Tunwase advised the Federal Government to explore the alternative source of energy generation to solve the problem of power outages.
“We don’t need to depend on gas.
“Although Nigeria produces gas, there are lots of issues affecting this, such as pipeline vandalism.
“We need to explore other means of energy source in place of gas,’’ she said.
Tunwase calls for improvement in energy transmission in the country.
“Even what is generated cannot be pushed because of dilapidated infrastructure; this is critical and it needs an urgent solution.
She also cited inconsistency in government policies as another challenge.
“But they forget that for every energy that is sold to IBEDC it is also metered, so if customers lied that the company still has to pay for the energy it was supplied.’’ (NAN)